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Funeral for rugby league legend Roger Millward

Fans from the world of Rugby League will pay their final respects to a Yorkshire legend today.

Roger Millward Credit: Press Association

Roger Millward was born in Castleford, and began his illustrious career at his hometown club.

But it was at Hull Kingston Rovers where he established himself as one of the greatest players of his generation. He died earlier this month, 36 years after he lifted the club's one and only Challenge Cup.

His funeral will be held in Kippax, with a service at Pontefract Crematorium afterwards. Fans are welcome to attend.

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Leeds' Wilson makes high bar history for Great Britain

Leeds gymnast Nile Wilson has become Britain's first ever high bar European Champion.

Nile Wilson (Left) with Kristian Thomas

Nile managed to hold off competition and post a strong score of 15.300 to take the gold in his first senior Europeans. Nile’s closest competition was teammate Kristian Thomas (Earls/Wolverhampton) who scored 15.000 and make it a 1-2 for GB to take the silver medal.

Nile Wilson competing on the pommel horse Credit: Nigel French/PA Archive/Press Association Images

It is the first time a British gymnast has won the European high bar title; making these an historic championships for GB as the team goes from strength to strength in the lead up to Rio.

That feeling is just incredible; you train your whole life for moments like that standing on the top of podium singing the national anthem with a gold medal.

– Nile Wilson
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